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“Hands on” display at the Museum of Ryde


Those of you who have been into the Royal Victoria Arcade in Union Street recently will have noticed that a change has taken place in the rotunda area.  A water fountain is now in place with coloured lights.  While admiring the fountain you may have found yourself wondering what has happened to what was in that place previously.  Well the ‘hands’ work of art is now the latest acquisition by the museum.   Come and visit the museum and see how tall ‘The Island Games Hands’ designed by Paul Sivell actually are … but don’t touch the bowl, as it’s not yet screwed on!!